Wildfires are devastating communities across California, causing more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes and threatening many more. The Camp Fire in Northern California -- one of three blazing across the state -- is the most destructive in state history. We want to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you find access to shelter. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know the most effective ways to contribute.
Youth Group Museum Educators are passionate about American history and enjoy teaching young people about the subject. Volunteers will provide special tours of the President's mansion for students in elementary school, middle school, high school, college, and for home schooled students.
We're looking for volunteers who are enthusiastic about history; dependable & motivated; possess good verbal communication skills; possess the ability to be on your feet for an hour and ability to climb stairs. Must be 18 years or older. Available to work a 1-2 hour program.
Staff will provide historical content training as well as guidance on best practices with guiding groups through and around antiques within a 19th century environment. Volunteers will also receive articles and books to read to increase their knowledge on various subjects. New volunteers will be scheduled to shadow other educators as part of their training.
Schedule will be as coordinated with the Director of President James Buchanan's Wheatland.